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Breakthrough Greater Boston wins grant of $100,000, its biggest yet from institution

Breakthrough Greater Boston wins grant of $100,000, its biggest yet from institution

Breakthrough Greater Boston is one of 100 local nonprofits to get a grant of $100,000 from the Cumming Foundation’s $100k for 100 program.

Community Preservation Act Committee taking project recommendations June 19

The Community Preservation Act Committee will hear public input on housing, open space and historic preservation projects for the next fiscal year.

Affordable rental and homeownership program information session is June 17

The city’s next free walk-in informational sessions on affordable rental and homeownership programs is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Citywide Senior Center, 806 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square. Housing staff from the city’s Community Development Department will be available to discuss Cambridge’s affordable rental and homeownership programs. For information, call (617) 349-4622.

Bicycle Network Plan holding open house from 5 to 8 p.m. June 12 at Main Library

A Bicycle Plan Open House is being held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday to gather ideas to make Cambridge the most bicycle-friendly city on the planet.

Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School holds its annual STEAMS Expo on June 10

Benjamin Banneker Charter Public School holds its annual STEAMS Expo on June 10 to give students the chance to show the community what they’ve learned about sustainability.

‘Neighborhood Summit’ called for June 7 by Residents Alliance umbrella group

Representatives from neighborhood and community organizations are invited to a Neighborhood Summit to discuss citywide development.

Apply by May 30 to join official task force planning city’s broadband Internet future

The task force will examine options to increase competition, reduce pricing and improve speed, reliability and customer service for residents and businesses.

Citizen Committee on Civic Unity application deadline is May 30

Residents and interested members of the community are invited to request a formal role in a new Citizen Committee on Civic Unity.

Fair Housing Awards honor advocates, students for poster, essay contest entries

Fair Housing Awards honor advocates, students for poster, essay contest entries

The 21st Annual Fair Housing Award Ceremony and Reception included Cambridge School student winners in grades 5-8, teachers, parents, bank sponsors and city officials.

City announces its scholarship recipients: 66 splitting $165,000 for higher education

City announces its scholarship recipients: 66 splitting $165,000 for higher education

The city awarded 66 scholarships of $2,500 each this year to high school seniors and others pursuing higher education.